Thursday, December 29, 2011

J' ADORE VINTAGE

I love this coat!  OK, let me give you the background on this coat.  The day after Christmas I did some thrifting with my sister and my super star girlfriend Melanie.  These two ladies are incredible thrifters.  They find hidden gems every time they cross the threshold of a thrift store.  
Ladies, do you dry clean your thrifted finds before you wear them?  I have a rule for thrifting.  I always leave the items in a bag outside in my garage for several days before bringing them in the house.  I dry clean some items and wash others (twice) before wearing them.  However, this coat and other furry items I have thrifted pose a problem.  These items are generally more expensive to dry clean.  I paid $20 for this coat and I don't want to spend the family fortune trying to clean it.  Any suggestions?  It is now hanging on my sun room porch, just in case it has some weird bugs or germs... 



Can you believe this coat came from Sears?  Wow?  This is the only label on the coat, no care instructions or anything.  I am not even sure what type of fur this is? 

Besos, Lynn

12 comments:

Lexy of BeautyFash said...

that coat is FABULOUS! Love it!

Baby Budget Blog said...

There's just something about vintage coats with the fur trim that I LOVE!!! Great choice! Love the color too!! Hope you had a great New Year's!!

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Beckerman Girls said...

ohhh AMAZZZINg vintage coat! Just DIGGIN' the collar and the color! What an awesome find!
kisses
xoThe Beckerman Girls

www.BeckermanBitePlate.com

That's My Mama said...

Beautiful coat. And Youre right. It does cost more than the item to have them dry cleaned :( I usually just pray for the best along with a bit of lysol and febreeze lol

Jade "Purple" Brown said...

That jacket is so adorable!

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Baby Budget Blog said...

The Betsey Johnson shoes are actually comfy and okay to walk in for the heel height (and trust me, I was one of those girls who said yeah right when someone else said that about 6inchers) but the platform really helps. My problem is that I like to walk fast and get to where I'm going and you can't do that in heels that high (incidently, I actually forget that I'm wearing 6inchers that's how cool they are to walk in). Gotta take it slow, especially since I'm becoming obsessed with platforms!!

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20 York Street said...

Hi Darling!

How are you? Thank you so much for visiting again and for leaving me a sweet message!

I'd say this precious find is going to look mighty fine on you! Can't wait to see the photos!


xo,

ML
Twenty York Street
www.twentyyork.com

just tututiny said...

what a pretty coat. love the color!


Hope you had a great New Year!

Andy Santana said...

Que lindo!
adorei
beijos

Sing said...

I want to see it on.

Juanette said...

Loving this coat!!!!

BESOS LYNN said...

I will post pictures of me wearing this coat, FINALLY! It WAS unseasonably warm, not anymore so I have had the opportunity to wear this great vintage coat. Stay tuned, please. As always, thanks for commenting...
besos,lynn